Bloomberg Law
Sept. 15, 2021, 5:47 PM

Labor Board Settlements Will Seek More Money for Fired Workers

Robert Iafolla
Robert Iafolla

National Labor Relations Board prosecutors will seek settlement agreements that pay workers for the economic consequences of alleged labor law violations, the agency’s top lawyer said.

NLRB General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo told regional officials in a memo Wednesday to include consequential damages as part of settlement deals, following her call last week for agency lawyers to seek that type of novel remedy in litigation.

“Because Regions are less constrained by the remedies that they may seek in settlement, as opposed to those they may currently seek from the Board, Regions should skillfully craft settlement agreements that ensure the most full ...

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